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$200,000.00 up for grabs in Child Advocacy Centre 50/50 Cash Lottery

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Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre 50/50 Cash Lottery

The CACAC is excited to announce their newest community initiative: the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre 50/50 Cash Lottery!

One lucky winner will walk away with up to $200,000 all while supporting the efforts of the Centre.

Tickets start at just $10 – or increase your chances to win with 10 for $25, 25 for $50, and 50 for $75. Minimum guaranteed prize of $80,000!

“Our 50/50 Cash Lottery is not only going to change the life of the winner, it is also going to change the lives of the many children and families that we support here in Central Alberta.

In just two years’ time we have supported more than 830 children and youth impacted by child abuse from 74 communities across the province.

It takes courage for a child to share their story of abuse, it also takes courage from the community to listen, believe and seek justice.

With the help of our courageous community – with your help, we can and will continue to support every vulnerable child that needs us.

Each ticket sold in our lottery helps give the chance of a brighter and healthier future.” Mark Jones, CACAC CEO

Tickets are available online at www.cacac5050.caand will be emailed to the purchaser. You can also call the Centre directly to purchase tickets at 587-272-2233. Lottery license number: 547979

The CACAC 50/50 Cash Lottery deadline is March 8th, 2020 at 11:00pm and the draw will take place on March 17, 2020 at 11:00am.

Crime

RCMP looking for this Red Deer man in connection to home invasion robbery at Innisfail

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Devyn Michael Hendriksen (23 yrs) of Red Deer

From Innisfail RCMP

RCMP seek public assistance in identifying suspect of a home invasion robbery

On November 24, 2019, at approximately 2:26 am, Innisfail RCMP received a complaint of an armed robbery and home invasion at an apartment in Innisfail Alberta.  The suspects had fled.
RCMP investigation revealed that the suspects, two males and a female, gained entry to an apartment located on the top floor of the Innisfail Hotel.  Once they entered the apartment they ordered the male and female victims not to move and stole a quantity of property before exiting the building and fleeing in a blue PT cruiser style vehicle.

Update:
On January 10th 2020 RCMP Innisfail requested the public assist to identify a female observed on CCTV at the scene of the crime.  RCMP received numerous crime stoppers tips from the public and the female was identified.
Charges have been successfully laid and one individual remains wanted on a warrant in connection with this incident.

Kayla Jackson (23 years) of Red Deer Alberta has been charged with:
·                 Robbery with a firearm
·                 Unlawfully in a dwelling house
·                 Forcible entry
·                 Fail to comply
Jackson was released by OIC undertaking to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court Feb 26th 2020

Benjamin William Bjarnson (33 years) of Red Deer Alberta has been charged with:
·                 Robbery with a firearm
·                 Unlawfully in a dwelling house
·                 Disguise with intent
·                 Possess weapon for a dangerous purpose
·                 Pointing a firearm
·                 Use of a firearm in an indictable offence
·                 Forcible entry
Bjarnson has been remanded to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court Jan 28th 2020

Devyn Michael Hendriksen (23 yrs) of Red Deer Alberta has been charged with:
·                 Robbery with a firearm
·                 Unlawfully in a dwelling house
·                 Disguise with intent
·                 Possess weapon for a dangerous purpose
·                 Pointing a firearm
·                 Use of a firearm in an indictable offence
·                 Forcible entry
Hendriksen is currently WANTED on warrants related to this incident.  RCMP are currently seeking information on his location.

Innisfail RCMP are thankful to the public for assisting with this investigation.

If you have information about this or any other crime, please contact the Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3341 or your local police service.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com (http://www.p3tips.com/ ) or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.

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Crime

Stettler man charged with murdering his father

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From the RCMP Major Crimes Unit

RCMP Major Crimes Unit lays charges in Stettler death

The RCMP have laid charges against one male following a criminal death that occurred on Jan. 15, 2020 in Stettler.

At 2:55 p.m. on Jan. 15 the Stettler RCMP responded to a call of a deceased male at a residence.  The responding members determined that the death was suspicious and took an adult male into custody without issue. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit was deployed.

This morning, an autopsy was conducted in Calgary.  The cause of death was attributed to multiple blunt and sharp force trauma.

Nicholas Climb Johnson (32) of Stettler is charged with second degree murder in the death of his father, Barrie Douglas Johnson.  He has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Settler on Jan. 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Information about the nature of this incident will not be made available.  It is now a matter of court record.

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